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Museum opening ‘has created exceptional platform for dialogue’

Museum opening ‘has created exceptional platform for dialogue’

The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) which opens to the public today (March 28), is set to take visitors on a unique and interactive journey: from the period before the peninsula was inhabited by humans ...

'Desert rose' museum tells Qatar's story

'Desert rose' museum tells Qatar's story

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani officially inaugurated on Wednesday the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) – a desert rose-inspired architectural masterpiece ...

Ethiopians cheer as London museum returns plundered royal hair

Ethiopians cheer as London museum returns plundered royal hair

A London museum has handed back locks of hair cut from the corpse of an Ethiopian emperor during a British invasion 150 years ago, after a campaign by activists seeking the return ...

Algeria museum vandalised during protests: ministry

Algeria museum vandalised during protests: ministry

Algeria's oldest museum, home to some of the country's most valuable art, was vandalised during protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, the culture ministry said Saturday.

Stolen ancient artefact returns to Iran museum

Stolen ancient artefact returns to Iran museum

A twice-stolen ancient Persian artefact is back in Tehran's national museum after a New York court ordered it returned to Iran.

Greece questions two women over dousing museum relics with oil

Greece questions two women over dousing museum relics with oil

Police in Greece are questioning two women suspected of squirting or dabbing oil on artefacts in at least two museums in a ritual the suspects said was dictated by Bible teachings.

Antiquities museum reopens in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Antiquities museum reopens in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

An antiquities museum in Syria's rebel-held province of Idlib said to house one of the world's oldest dictionaries reopened on Monday after five years, an AFP correspondent said.

British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

The British Museum said Thursday it is returning to Iraq a collection of 5,000-year-old looted antiquities seized from a London dealer shortly after the US-led invasion in 2003.

Westminster Abbey unveils gallery in area closed for 700 years

Westminster Abbey unveils gallery in area closed for 700 years

A space on top of London's Westminster Abbey that was once used for storage has been turned into a new gallery with a spectacular view on the nave that opens to the public on June 11.

NU-Q to open first media museum in Arab world

NU-Q to open first media museum in Arab world

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has announced the launch of the first museum in the Arab world dedicated to the exploration of media, journalism, and communication content in the fall of 2018.

Nepali pilot revives crashed plane as aviation museum

Nepali pilot revives crashed plane as aviation museum

A Turkish Airlines plane that crash landed at Kathmandu airport two years ago will be welcoming ticket holders on board again -- not for a flight but as the Nepali capital's first aviation museum.

Hungary approves detention of all asylum-seekers

Hungary approves detention of all asylum-seekers

Hungary's parliament on Tuesday approved the automatic detention of all asylum-seekers in container camps at the country's southern borders, brushing off concerns from rights groups.